Malabar Special Mint Sulaimani is aromatic and refreshing herbal spiced tea without milk. Sulaimani tea is low in calorie and vegan. Refreshing taste of mint, aroma of cardamom, warmth from ginger, fruity taste of lemon and sweetness from honey makes this tea unique.
About This Recipe
Tea is an integral part of every Indian household. This hot beverage refreshes you during summer and keeps you warm during winter. Tea has always been major part of discussions, conversations, meetings, etc.
With milk or without milk, we just love our tea. Mint sulaimani is the best tea without milk. The flavour and aroma of sulaimani revitalize your senses.
People prefer to drink a hot cup of Sulaimani after heavy meal as it helps in digestion. At my in-laws house, it is mandatory to drink sulaimani after a heavy meal. I really enjoy the flavour and taste of mint sulaimani.
Mint Suliamani is lightly brewed and delicately flavoured aromatic black tea. Every tea stall or hotel, has their own version of making this tea.
Mint Sulaimani Ingredients
Black Tea Powder – the main ingredient in making sulaimani. In some places, you can find special tea powder to make sulaimani. Some people use tea leaves too. The taste of sulaimani tea totally depends on brewing of tea powder of leaves.
Honey – adds sweetness. You can add sugar or jaggery or brown sugar. You can entirely skip using any natural sweetener. Sulaimani tastes good with or without sweetener.
Mint – brings refreshingly unique flavour in tea.
Cardamom – adds aroma, flavour and taste.
Ginger – brings warmth and gives the tea a unique earthy flavour.
Lemon Juice – squeeze of lemon sublimes the taste of black tea powder or leaves.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is best time to have mint sulaimani?
The good thing this tea is, you can have it anytime of the day. But I prefer having it in the morning after breakfast or in the evening along with snacks or while writing a blog post. A hot cup of sulaimani is soothing after hearty spicy meal.
In some restaurants and in weddings, sulaimani is served after wedding meal. This helps in soothing the throat and also helps in digestion.
What is difference between Sulaimani and Black Tea?
Black tea is brewed by mixing tea powder, water and sweetener. Whereas, Sulaimani is flavoured black tea. It is tea concoction of herbs and spices. Sulaimani is flavourful and aromatic tea recipe.
Who invented Sulaimani tea?
If we believe folklore, Arabs brought Sulaimani tea to India. Over the years, this tea has gone through many variations suiting the palate of the people drinking it. Every tea stall and every house has got it own variation.
When I am making this sulaimani in summer, I avoid adding cloves and cinnamon. But in winter days, I add cloves and cinnamon. Cloves and cinnamon will give heat, aroma and flavour.
Best Hot Drinks To Make At Home
- 1 tbsp. Black tea powder
- 2½ cups of Water
- 8 fresh Mint leaves
- 2 tbsp. Lemon juice
- ¼ tbsp. chopped Ginger
- 1 Cardamom, crushed
- 2 tbsp. Honey
How To Make Mint Sulaimani
- In a kettle or vessel use to make tea, bring water to boil by adding chopped ginger, crushed cardamom and black tea powder.
- Boil this for 2-3 minutes and add turn off the flame.
- In another bowl combine lemon juice, honey and mint leaves.
- Now add the above made decoction and stir well.
- Sieve and serve immediately by adding fresh mint leaves.
- Add love to make this Mint Sulaimani taste 'Yummy'.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 90Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 30mgCarbohydrates: 23gFiber: 4gSugar: 18gProtein: 2g